Environmental, Health & Safety Manager


New Hartford, CT

Industry: Chemicals


8 - 10 years

Posted 275 days ago

  by    Mark Hyman

This job is no longer available.

Position:                 Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Compensation:       Commensurate with Experience

Benefits: Comprehensive Insurance, Relocation and Retirement Package      


Position Summary: Our client is a leading producer of performance materials and the Environmental, Health & Safety Manager (EHS) is responsible for all EHS activities, compliance with all government regulatory agencies & auditing of all plant areas and employee work areas and will serve as liaison with various governmental regulatory representatives. The EHS Manager will report directly to the Plant Manager.


Position Responsibilities:

?      The EHS Manager will be heavily involved in a broad spectrum of areas including operations, maintenance, technical, and people.

?      Ensure the company complies with all applicable environmental, health and safety laws and regulations and corporate policies

?      Manage all regulatory reporting requirements and permitting processes

?      Support all safety and environmental incident investigation processes, including reviewing investigations and corrective actions

?      Work with department heads and local health care facilities to manage incident follow up and treatment activities

?      Develop, implement, and maintain effective systems, procedures and training to achieve an accident and incident free environmental

?      Implement company health and safety programs to identify and reduce risk from hazards

?      Manage company safety initiative progress and tracking systems, including serious injury and fatality prevention, leading indicator tracking program, top 5 hazard identification and remediation, critical health and safety program gap closure, among others

?      Achieve continuous improvement through sustainable EHS management systems

?      Drive initiatives to identify and develop processes for continuous improvement

?      Provide visible and active leadership in delivering excellent safety results

?      Coordinate within the EHS department and other business units to optimize area performance to meet the needs of the department, including process balances as needed (e.g. upset conditions and outages)

?      Complete technical process evaluations and improvements

?      Provide support for capital project development and implementation

?      Implement systems to improve/sustain results in environmental and safety systems

?      Provide support for budgeting cycle targeted at delivering year over year savings 

?      Exhibit the characteristics of the IP leadership model (Character, Capability, Catalyst)

?      Utilize the International Paper Change Process to drive change


Position Requirements:

?      Ten (10) years of experience in EHS

?      Minimum of five (5) years of experience managing an EHS team in a complex regulatory environment. 

?      Bachelor?s degree in environmental engineering/comparable technical field or equivalent work experience is required.